AES Store

Journal Forum

Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014
1 comment

Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
1 comment

Perceptual Effects of Dynamic Range Compression in Popular Music Recordings - January 2014
5 comments

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Needs and Specifications for Audio Equipment Used in Psychoacoustic Work

The major intent of this paper is to make the audio engineer aware of the needs in the field of psychoacoustics. Practical requirements for rating scales create a series of requirements for psychoacoustic data, which results in specific audio equipment requirements. Sound presentation and analysis equipment emerges as the critical constraint on rating scale accuracy, as seen in variaous specific problems. These include the limited capabilities of loudspeakers, tape recorders, and frequency-shaping networks. Long-range needs include the definition of appropriate sound analysis variables (and equipment) and sound field definition. Interim goals for improvement are summarized in a sound presentation specification. Suggested degradations to this specification provide guidelines for the development of presently realizable systems.

Author:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


 
Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society